Vida Verde Nature Education Grantee 2015

Vida Verde  is a nonprofit that promotes educational equity by providing free, overnight, environmental learning experiences for students who don’t otherwise get the opportunity. Vida Verde was born from the need to offer inner-city kids the opportunities and experiences that can ignite imagination, link classroom lessons to reality and boost self-confidence. These very experiences are […]

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The Crucible Arts Education 2015

The Crucible is a non-profit arts education organization that fosters a collaboration of arts, industry, and community. Based in West Oakland, the facility offers training in the fine and industrial arts, promoting creative expression, reuse of materials, and innovative design, while serving as an accessible arts venue for the general public in the Bay Area. […]

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Robert Moses’ Kin SF Dance Company Grantee 2015

It has been 20 years since the Robert Moses’ Kin dance company exploded onto the San Francisco dance scene. Their demanding choreography, ferocious dancing, provocative themes and eclectic movement vocabulary have garnered them regional, national and international recognition and numerous accolades over the years. PHOTOGRAPHS A collection of images from the Robert Moses’ Kin SF dance company. Founded by esteemed […]

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Dance Mission’s GRRRL Brigade Grantee 2014

Dance Mission’s GRRRL Brigade is an intensive dance/leadership development program that provides high-quality dance training, performance opportunities, and a sense of self-empowerment for girls ages 9 to 18 in San Francisco. The girls learn Modern-Jazz, Afro-Cuban Modern, Hip Hop and Taiko (Japanese drumming) from leading dance and taiko artists.

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Terra Nova High School Band Grantee 2014

The Terra Nova High School Band, directed by Michael Pens, underwent a major upgrade this year as they began the first phase of their 21st Century Band Project. With the help of the Band Boosters, band members raised funds to cover their normal operating expenses and successfully applied for two different grants to replace overly worn musical Instruments and marching band uniform

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Skywatchers Grantee 2014

The ‘Skywatchers’ production is an annual Anne Bluethenthal and Dancers (ABD Productions) storytelling process. The mission of ABD Productions is to inspire social change through the arts.

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Door Dog Music Grantee 2010

Door Dog Music (DDM) is an international live music production lab that promotes societal change and cultural engagement through the preservation of some of the world’s most endangered traditional musical forms. DDM fosters experiments in inter-cultural diversity with risk-taking music production programs that create social spaces for cultural exploration and ignite social activism.

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BAYCAT Grantee 2010

The Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology (BAYCAT) is a nonprofit community digital media arts producer that educates, empowers, and employs youth and adults from one of San Francisco’s poorest and most under-served areas. BAYCAT inspires young people to transform themselves and their communities through the powerful storytelling format of digital media and design.

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